House Democrat asks GAO to investigate nuclear licensing process

There is also a financial risk, as Markey notes the industry’s history of cost overruns. His letter to Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro asks GAO to review the policies and procedures the Nuclear Regulatory Commission uses when issuing a permit for new reactors.

No nuclear reactors have been ordered for thirty years. But climate legislation has revived the sector, at least politically.

Compromise legislation being written by Sens. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryJohn Kerry to NYU Abu Dhabi: We can't address world problems by 'going it alone' Juan Williams: Trump's dangerous lies on Iran Pompeo: US tried, failed to achieve side deal with European allies MORE (D-Mass.), Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — GOP centrists in striking distance of immigration vote Dem leaders request bipartisan meeting on Russia probe Senate GOP urges Trump administration to work closely with Congress on NAFTA MORE (R-S.C.) is expected to include broad subsidies for nuclear power.